Marlies Keep Hopes Alive With Comeback Win

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
April 04 2015 08:53AM


The Toronto Marlies have had luck that can be seen as both good and bad of late. While they've picked up large pockets of important wins over the course of their playoff push, they've had a nasty habit of losing games to the teams that are directly in front of them. For this reason, taking on the Lake Erie Monsters, who came into the game tied in points, was a bit worrisome for them. However, a late rally was enough to push the team to victory and keep their hopes alive.

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Leafs Postgame: There Are No Winners

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
April 01 2015 08:09PM


I can just picture it now. The day is January 1st, 2017.  The Toronto Maple Leafs are taking on the Buffalo Sabres in the Winter Classic, hosted at the recently renamed and partially renovated Rogers Skydome. Morgan Rielly fires a stretch pass out to Connor McDavid. McDavid pulls a spin-o-rama to get past Jack Eichel, and fires a shot top shelf. Two minutes left in 3-on-3 overtime. Hat trick.

The crowd goes wild. The Leafs improve to 1-36-0. Until then, we're stuck with these two god-awful teams, delivering realistic forms of disappointment to the masses.

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Marlies Fall 2-1 to Chicago

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
April 01 2015 07:43PM


Heading into downtown Toronto during rush hour is practically a suicide mission. Everything is so crowded, and you find yourself in a panic, over-thinking every step you make in an attempt to get just a little closer to your destination. As much as that’s a description of my commute to Ricoh Coliseum, it could also be applied to the Toronto Marlies’ playoff push. Tonight, they attempted to further push into the crowd, taking on the Chicago Wolves. However, as the 2-1 result would indicate, it didn't work out.

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EXCLUSIVE: Toronto Maple Leafs to sign Alexander Radulov later this month

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
March 31 2015 10:00PM


The dust has just barely settled on a very rare two-game winning streak for the Toronto Maple Leafs, but as it turns out, the team is already working on next year's roster. Specifically, a deal is in place to send one of the sport's greatest villains back to the National Hockey League.

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Mailbag: They'll Never Lose Again

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
March 30 2015 06:45PM


The tides have turned. Peter Horachek is a genius. Tyler Bozak is going to come from behind and win the Rocket Richard in the final games. G-Man is going to finish top ten in team plus/minus. Everything is going according to plan.

Okay, maybe that's a stretch. Though, technically, Garret Gamble is actually 6th in team plus/minus right now. Anyway, today is Monday, which means its time to answer some mailbag questions!

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